5 Things You Didn't Know About Fandango
- Fandango allows theater fans to purchase tickets for movies showing on more than 26,000 movie screens throughout the United States.
- More than 30 million people visit Fandango.com to watch movie trailers, compare theater prices and purchase movie tickets each month.
- More than 80 percent of the movie theaters in the United States allow ticket purchases through Fandango, including AMC and Carmike theaters.
- You can join the Fandango referral program to earn money on every movie ticket and gift card sold through your referral number.
- Join the VIP club free of charge to personalize your site experience, earn rewards, receive discounts and earn free gifts.
How to Redeem a Coupon Code at Fandango
When you visit the Fandango homepage, a popup will ask if you want to share your location with the site. Doing so will automatically list the closest theaters in your local area under the "Movie Times + Tickets" tab. Select your preferred movie theater from that tab, select the date you want to watch your movie at the top of the next page, and then scroll through the list to find your chosen movie. Click the orange box representing the time you want to see the movie, and then enter the number of tickets you want to purchase on the next page.
You can sign into your VIP account, join as a VIP member for free, or check out as a guest. The email address you provide is where Fandango will send your receipt. Scroll down to enter your credit card information, and then select the arrow next to "Use Promo Code." Enter your code, and then click the orange button to complete your order.
Visit the "Offers" section of the Fandango website to learn about sweepstakes, special offers and discount programs. Special promotions run throughout the year, and you can often receive free movie-themed souvenirs when you buy select tickets. Some promotions even allow you to earn free movie tickets. Promotions may or may not require you to purchase tickets to meet eligibility requirements, and some offers are for parents or other specified groups. If you join the VIP club, check this section regularly for promotions available only to VIP members.
Seeing a movie is one of the most popular pastimes for Americans, and Fandango makes it easier to select the perfect movie and purchase tickets to ensure your theater visit is a success. Similar to Tickets.com, Flixster.com and MovieTickets.com, this service allows you to check movie lists, show times and ticket prices for movies playing in your local area. You can view the theater's pricing policy to determine whether you need to purchase adult, senior or child tickets, and then you can use a credit card, promo code and other rewards to pay for your tickets online, through the Fandango app or by calling 1-800-FANDANGO.
While in the planning stages of a movie outing, you can quickly check which movies are playing at each of your local theaters, compare show times and ticket prices, and then buy your tickets before they sell out. You can either print out your tickets or show your confirmation at the ticket window to redeem the tickets upon arrival.
While your fellow moviegoers are lined up to buy tickets, you get to cut the line and head straight to the concession stand. You never have to worry about tickets selling out for your preferred show time because you buy your tickets before most of your fellow viewers have arrived at the box office. When a show time is sold out early, Fandango won't allow you to buy tickets for that time slot.
Are you often uncertain which movie you want to see? Fandango allows you to view movie trailers and read background information about each show before purchasing your tickets. This is especially helpful if you're visiting the theater with a child and want to make sure you select a movie that is appropriate for their age group. You can check the movie ratings and even read reviews from other viewers to see what other children and parents have experienced at specific theaters and with specified movies. You may also want to allow your children to view the trailers so that they get excited about the movies you select.
Fandango doesn't operate brick-and-mortar stores, so you have to use a credit card or PayPal to pay for your tickets electronically. You can print out the tickets if you're purchasing them for your children or someone else attending the movie without you present, but some theaters may require you to show your driver's license in order to claim tickets at the box office. The driver's license must coordinate with the name featured on the credit card used to purchase the tickets. Printing out the ticket confirmation often eliminates this hassle.
Many consumers use Fandango to ensure seats are available for all members of a large group meeting at the theater, to purchase tickets for teenagers in advance so that they don't have to carry cash, or to receive free tickets and promotional souvenirs when purchasing tickets for select movies. This eliminates many of the problems that are often encountered when visiting a movie theater, especially when you need 10 or more seats for one select show time for a popular movie.
Even if you don't want to purchase your tickets through the service, you can use Fandango to view movie trailers and read reviews on select shows, making it easier to pick out a movie that every member of your group will enjoy. If you've ever spent money on a movie only to find that it wasn't as funny as expected or that it was a total bomb even with the presence of your favorite actress, you know the downside to watching movies at a theater. Before you spend the money on tickets and concession stand goodies, Fandango helps you narrow down your options so that you're more likely to enjoy the movie than to feel let down when the credits roll.
If you want to see the Fandango ticket-buying process in action, you can watch this video, "Easy Movie Tickets with Fandango," putting the service to the test. It shows you how easy it is to find your theater and reserve your tickets.
Fandango Social Media Links
Fandango on Facebook: Follow Fandango on Facebook to watch trailers for movies soon to hit theaters as well as flashbacks to classic films right from your Facebook page. They also post information regarding new promotions, so you could save money just by liking the Fandango page.
Fandango on Twitter: Enjoy news stories and trivia questions related to modern and classical films, and make sure you know about all of the current promotional events. Tweets often reveal online content outside of Fandango that could enrich your movie-going experience.
Fandango on Instagram: Grab snapshots of red carpet events with your favorite actors through the Fandango Instagram account. Take a look at movie posters for upcoming films, and see what your favorite stars are doing off the big screen.
Fandango on Google+: Follow Fandango on Google+ to learn about current movie trends and participate in polls related to the movie-going experience.
Fandango on Pinterest: Fun Pinterest infographics give insight into your favorite movie stars and movies, and there are always fun pins that tell you how to complete craft projects in honor of your favorite shows.
Fandango on YouTube: Watch video clips with your favorite movie stars discussing movies they love. Go behind the scenes and to the red carpet with your favorite actresses, and watch trailers for movies that you're dying to watch.
Fandango Contact Info
12200 W. Olympic Blvd., Ste. 150
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Telephone Number: 1-866-857-5191